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24LC 10 005 - Developing a Writing and Wellness practice in your classroom

24LC 10 005 - Developing a Writing and Wellness practice in your classroom

This exciting and practical two session workshop ‘Writing & Wellness’ is designed to enable teachers and students to develop a writing and wellness practice in their classrooms that will enhance wellbeing and their creative practice. From short 5 minute spurts to longer sessions this course will leave you with practical strategies to enable you achieve success from the get-go.


Intended Audience
Teachers (primary and second-level), Guidance Counsellors, Study Skills Co-ordinators, Parents and Students.

Duration
1hr 15mins per workshop

Learning Outcomes


Participants will be enabled to:

  • Explore links between wellness and writing and its contribution to wellbeing.
  • Practise a range of writing strategies that will contribute to students’ and teachers’ wellbeing, language development and creativity.
  • Engage and enjoy their creative side leading to fulfilment and joy.

Have opportunities to share their work if they wish to do so (no pressure!)understand

About Dr. Fidelma Healy Eames, PhD, MSc., BEd., Accredited, BPS.

 

Fidelma is Director of Study and Careers, an education, wellbeing and careers consultancy in Galway. A teacher, teacher educator and author, her PhD is in language, creative writing and developing the writer’s voice. Laterally, she has developed a wellness practice that uses writing as a tool to enhance wellbeing. Taken together, they provide a fulfilling experience for participants which can be usefully and easily incorporated into the classroom, meeting important curriculum goals.

Her most recent book is ‘The Gifted Learner: How to Help’. It reveals a fascinating and engaging account of learnings and insights arising from her research with gifted and talented learners, ages ten to fifty-eight years, their parents and teachers. The book is a practical resource for teachers and parents to enable them to identify, understand and support gifted and talented learners. For more about her new book see studyandcareers.ie/shop/

 

Course Details

Course Date 07-10-2024 7:00 pm
Course End Date 14-10-2024 8:15 pm
Cut off date 07-10-2024 1:00 pm
Registration fee / cost Free
Speaker Dr. Fidelma Healy-Eames
Number Hours 2.5
Location Online
Categories Primary, Other, Post Primary